Austin Central Library
710 W. César Chávez St.
Austin, TX 78701
(register for event to receive link)
5:15-6:15 p.m. Networking
6:15-7:30 p.m. Presentation
7:30-7:45 p.m. Q&A
8:00 p.m. Networking at Trifecta
William "whurley" Hurley, Founder and CEO, Strangeworks
In this dynamic presentation at the Austin Forum on Technology and Society, renowned tech innovator William "whurley" Hurley delves into the captivating realm of quantum computing. As the quantum era dawns upon us, whurley demystifies this cutting-edge technology, helping you to understand its principles and transformative potential clearly. He will discuss the crucial role quantum computing plays across diverse sectors, from shaping innovative business strategies to bolstering national security measures. The talk sheds light on how this groundbreaking technology is not a matter of distant future speculation but an inevitable reality of our evolving digital landscape, arriving far sooner than you may suspect. Join us for an insightful discourse to comprehend the magnitude of quantum computing and prepare for its imminent impact. Learn why the quantum revolution matters to us, regardless of our backgrounds or fields of interest, and how it will be a game-changer in the technology and social paradigm.
Registration and Attendance Instructions
Join us at the Austin Central Library, 710 W. César Chávez St. Parking information can be found here. In-person attendees will also receive all the Zoom information in case for any reason you decide to attend virtually instead. Virtual attendance details can be found below.
In-person attendees, please join us from 5:15 to 6:15 for networking and food. We look forward to chatting with you face-to-face!
Online via Zoom
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About the Speaker
William "whurley" Hurley
Founder and CEO
whurley is founder and CEO of Strangeworks, an Eisenhower Fellow, a Senior Member of the IEEE, founder of the Quantum Computing Standards Workgroup at the IEEE, the first Ambassador to CERN and Society, and the co-author of "Quantum Computing For Babies” and the upcoming “Quantum Computing for Dummies” (available for pre-order now). Prior to starting Strangeworks he was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs [NYSE: GS]. He came to Goldman Sachs via the acquisition of his second startup, Honest Dollar. Prior to Honest Dollar whurley founded Chaotic Moon Studios which was acquired by Accenture [NYSE: ACN].